With such a wide variety of access platforms to choose from, installing racking involves high-risk working at height activity that will require carefully considered machinery.
When selecting a MEWP you will need to consider; the rate capacity, maximum height, power source, site regulations and width. When you acquire the appropriate MEWP the risk of overloading and falling can be significantly reduced. This will also ensure your access platforms run smoothly and efficiently, enabling you to complete your projects on time.
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The recent COVID-19 pandemic forced the closure of non-essential shops and encouraged shoppers to look at online options and home delivery. UK retail sales in May 2020 rocketed by 33.4%, meaning warehouse and logistics supply needed further support to meet this demand.
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If you’re completing a job that requires working at height using an access platform, chances are you will either consider buying or hiring a MEWP. There are several benefits to hiring a powered access platform, including lower upfront costs and the option to rent different models to ensure you find the right equipment for your needs.
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When it comes to working at height, in some cases using a ladder is simply not a practical or safe solution. Some jobs may even require access to tight spaces and scaffolding may not be practicable. This is where mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) come in! Powered access platforms will allow you to reach all the hard-to-access areas without putting you at risk.
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Here at Horizon Platforms, we know working at height can pose significant health and safety risks. The competent use of MEWPs can minimise these risks, yet prevalent myths surrounding work at height can prove both problematic and dangerous. This includes misconceptions about procedures and equipment, and the spreading of such incorrect information may put workers at further risk.
Read more “Working at Height: 5 Myths that are Simply Not True”